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7 Tips to Navigate the Real Estate Market for Investors

RISMEDIA, Oct. 22, 2008-Throughout our nation's history, investing in real estate has been one of the fastest ways to build wealth, but news headlines on the subprime lending crisis and lingering "For Sale" signs on neighborhood lawns indicates that this once tried-and-true investing method indicates a down real estate market. ...


Where We Are in the Current Real Estate Cycle and What It Means

RISMEDIA, Oct. 22, 2008-Real estate has been in the news just about every day as housing prices have fallen in many areas. There are all kinds of opinions about what's going on and where this is all heading. But these opinions are just guesses and do not take every piece ...


Tips to Save on Energy Costs from all Those Gadgets

By Troy Wolverton ...


Some Home Sellers Are Lenders Too

By Amy Hoak ...


Your Yearly Second-Home Inspection: A Maintenance Checklist for Savvy Homeowners

By Christine Karpinski ...


Foreclosure SOS Being Heard – Look for Help with Experienced Organizations

By Ellen Yan ...


The Joys of a Fall Garden

By Virginia A. Smith ...


Owners Who Keep Homes on Market Could Fare Better in Fall

By Brendel Hightower ...


VA Law Will Serve Those Who Serve Our Country, Says NAR

RISMEDIA, Oct. 14, 2008-Veterans across America now have expanded homeownership opportunities, thanks to the Veterans' Benefits Improvement Act of 2008. Friday, President George W. Bush signed the bill into law, which includes housing provisions for veterans who are already homeowners and those who aspire to homeownership, according to the National ...


5 Tips for Getting Started in Property Management

Rental Strategies by Rob Massey ...


Fall Is the Ideal Time for Planting, the Right Tree in the Right Place

RISMEDIA, Oct. 10, 2008-Fall is a good time to plant new trees. According to PECO, a Philadelphia electric and natural gas utility, trees provide tremendous value to our communities, however; many trees are planted without consideration of how they grow over time. ...


The Nuts & Bolts of Real Estate Disclosure – for Buyers and Sellers

RISMEDIA, Oct. 9, 2008-When in doubt with respect to real estate for sale, disclose. Is the home repaired from prior water damage? Has there ever been a termite infestation? No matter what the issue, disclose it! Not doing so when you should have can have serious consequences. ...


HGTV.com Cures Homeowners’ Most Vexing Color Calamities

RISMEDIA, Oct. 8, 2008-"Is there a way to tastefully paint my living room purple?" "Beige couches, beige carpet, white walls - when did my home turn into bland-land?" If color quandaries like these are keeping you up at night, you aren't alone. That's why the experts at HGTV.com created the ...


Another Reason to Be Spooked This October – Pests

RISMEDIA, Oct. 8, 2008-"They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky, they're all together ooky." They're...spiders, bats and bed bugs? ...


Part II: Show & Sell-Smells that Sell

Home-selling Strategies by Chris Kaucnik ...


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